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No, Apple Is Not Like Microsoft

Barclays has lost faith in Apple and thinks you should too. It believes the time has come to dump the most valuable company because of some superficial similarities to Microsoft, which traded sideways through most of the current millennium. While it’s certainly challenging to predict the future of …

5 Tips for Becoming Fearless After 50

<i>We can either let fear stop us in our tracks, or we can use it to move us forward. What will you choose?</i><p>Not long ago, I posted an article on The Huffington Post that generated many comments and lots of shares. "The Seven Biggest Mistakes We Make in Midlife (and How to Avoid Them)" delved into some …

7 Laws of Fearless Living

Don't believe what the spiritual sharks and clever carnival hustlers tell you about fearless living -- they lie. But you already sense the truth of this, or you wouldn't still be looking for ways to escape those everyday fears that stalk your happiness like a lion does the unwary gazelle.<p>The …

Mindfulness in Everyday Life: How to Meditate: 18 Tips to Successful Sitting Practice

In order to lead a more enlightened life, it is important, first of all, to understand how the human mind works. We are often unknowing prisoners of our minds, swept away by whatever thought we may be having at the time. We give our thoughts too much power.<p>Lost in regretting the past, or …

How To De-Stress And Live More Mindfully In Retirement: 10 Tips For Your Well-Being

While retirement is theoretically a relaxing time designed to reward years of hard work, it can be anything but calming for retirees used to living with the structure of a 9-to-5 job.<p>“There’s a lot of stress in retirement, although it’s a different type of stress,” said Cynthia Ackrill, president …

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

Transform Your Life Today at McGill Media!

Grateful is the first single from the debut album “The Beloveds” by David Newman and Philippo Franchini “The Beloveds” is…<p>McGill Media and Simple …

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It’s pretty incredible that Maison Hand can make a white space look so fabulous, and then do up a home in almost all back and absolutely CRUSH IT. I …

Visual Connection Between New and Old: Fitzroy House by Techne Architects

<b>Fitzroy House</b>, <b></b>completed in 2011 by Techne Architects is a spectacular harmonious dream home integrating artworks and other personal items with …

8 Things You Didn't Know About Decorating

Secret tricks of the trade.<p>From adding dark, drama-inducing lampshades to creating ceilings with style, design experts reveal their best home-decorating tips and offer up insider tricks-of-the-trade.

Old Elegance Meets Modern Approach: One House, Two Faces in San Francisco

<b>Janus House</b> is a residential project, where old elegance meets modern, completed in 2012 by Kennerly Architecture & Planning in San Francisco. The …

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I have never been to Paris, but if I were to go, I want to stay here. This is exactly how I picture living in Paris to be like. A studio apartment …

100+ Best Room Decorating Ideas - Home Design Pictures

Warning: Redo your room like this, and you'll never leave the house again.<p>Before you hit "add to cart" on that overpriced canvas, you need to check this list.<p>For when a store-bought wreath just won't cut it.<p>Bonus: Some styles make your windows look bigger, too.<p>Most colorful kitchen ever!<p>Spoiler: …

10 Amazing Room Before-and-Afters

Before and after photos with amazing results.<p>We've gathered our most dramatic before and after pictures, including dining room, bathroom, and kitchen makeovers.

The Week in Review: Gadgets and Gizmos A-Plenty

Inside Flipboard / January 10, 2014<p>The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which just completed its 2014 run in Las Vegas, was full of gadgets—some …

60 Small Ways to Improve Your Life in the Next 100 Days

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to make drastic changes in order to notice an improvement in the quality of your life. At the same time, …

7 Things That Are Secretly Stressing You Out

Keep calm and read this article

Even Google Employees Are Giving Up On Google Glass

I'm also worried at a new trend: I rarely see Google employees wearing theirs anymore. Most say "I just don't like advertising that I work for Google." I understand that. Quite a few people assume I work for Google when they see me with mine. I just hope it doesn't mean that Google's average …

Your Brain, Health & Happiness – 5 Steps to Unlock the Power of Gratitude 2 of 2

A plethora of evidence, taken together, suggests gratitude may be <b>the main ingredient</b> to a more fulfilling, meaningful life and relationships, even …

The Five People Who Determine Your Success

Anyone who has accomplished anything of significance didn’t do it alone. Neither should you. Think about the five people you spend the most time with and answer this blindingly simple yet imperative question: <i>Do they make you better?</i><p>If they don’t, the question then becomes: <i>Wh</i><i>o does makes you</b> …

Want to Live to 100? Eat These Foods

Alas, there are no magic bullets for living to 100. "The best advice is still Michael Pollan's: 'Eat food, not too much,'" says Simin Nikbin Meydani, …

12 Tools For More Mindful Living

Living a more mindful life is worth the effort, but remembering to focus and keep your mind in the moment is difficult. Here is a toolset designed to help you achieve your goals.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story contains one of our 11 New Years resolutions you can actually keep in 2014. For the full list,</i> …

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11 New Year’s Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

We all need more realistic targets this time around.<p>What’s the last New Year’s resolution you actually kept?<p>If you’re better than us and have cut down on your spending, effectively managed stress, or lost ten pounds and actually used that gym membership, than you need not read any further.<p>For the …

Big Idea 2014: You Will Transform Your Own Biology

<i>This post is part of a series in which LinkedIn Influencers pick one big idea that will shape 2014. See all the ideas here.</i><p><i>This post was co-authored</i> …

How mindfulness meditation changes the brain

Technologies such as fMRI (functional magnetic resonance imaging) and EEG (electroencephalography) make it possible for neuroscientists to see …

Realizing You're Enough Instead of Trying to Fix Yourself

<b>“If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” ~Oprah Winfrey</b><p>Seven years ago I discovered a world of healing, energy, …

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Letting Go, Trusting, and Allowing Yourself to Be Happy and Free

<b>“Letting go gives us freedom and freedom is the only condition for happiness.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>First, let’s be clear about something…<p>Surrender is <i>not</i> …

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A Question for the New Year: What Do You Want to Be Remembered For?

This is a time when many of us turn inward. We consider what we’ve done over the past 12 months. And we resolve to do better during the 12 months …

Why Some People Respond to Stress by Falling Asleep

Fight or flight, or sleep<p>Last month, my wife and I found ourselves in a disagreement about whether or not our apartment was clean enough for guests—the type of medium-sized disagreement that likely plagues all close relationships. In the midst of it, there was a lull and, feeling exhausted all of a …